Full Compensation Approved for the Assistant Secretary and Librarian Charles Coffin Jewett

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Summary

As the duties assigned to the Assistant Secretary, Charles Coffin Jewett, acting as Librarian, now require his employment full-time, the Board of Regents resolves to award Jewett full compensation of one-half the Secretary's salary as stated in the resolution adopted on January 26, 1847.

Subject

  • Jewett, Charles C (Charles Coffin) 1816-1868
  • Board of Regents.)
  • Smithsonian Institution Libraries (SIL)

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

  • Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the year 1848. Washington, D.C.: Tippin and Streeper, 1849, p. 10.
  • Report from the Board of Regents, submitted to Congress, Of the operations, expenditures, and condition of the Smithsonian Institution. 29th Cong., 2nd Sess., March 3, 1847. S. Rept. 211, p. 28.

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

January 6, 1849

Topic

  • Assistant Secretaries
  • Personnel management
  • Employees
  • Libraries

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